urbannativegirl Eating this was quite possibly the highlight of my day! #NativeAwesome 2d

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urbannativegirl Last night I made bolognese for my first time! I used this roast Turkey sausage instead of beef (allergy), and replaced cream with coconut cream (allergy). Oh and the bed of "pasta" is shredded, blanched cabbage. Weird, huh? Well I'm allergic to wheat, rice, corn, quinoa - all the usual pasta suspects. So I'm either using zucchini or (now) cabbage. One day I'll try spaghetti squash ... It turned out quite delicious, despite my adding a *few* to many crushed red peppers. Good thing I like the spice.

#latergram #paleo
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  •   ndncraft Yum!!!!! 2w
  •   _jeannj_ yum! cabbage! I love the idea, spaghetti squash is really fantastic as well! 2w
  •   mizzy40 Hey you don't even need the cream for the bolognese. I make it with lots of celery and carrots blitzed in the food processor and if you want you can add lentils. Also the other trick is a little red wine and to use fresh tomatoes and blitz them too. 😀 2w
  •   unleashthemeesh Spaghetti squash is amazing I highly recommend it!! 2w
  •   urbannativegirl @mizzy40 I didn't use the food processor! Move is still across the country in storage, but as soon as I get it I'll give that a go. Oh and thanks for red wine tip :). 2w
  •   kaysmaller Spagetti squash is super easy and yummy. 2w
  •   magdaeats This is incredible ! 2w

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urbannativegirl That time I was in NYC. It feels like forever since I've been ... must. find. reasonable. excuse. to. go.
#TBT
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urbannativegirl I've started writing cards again. Actual hand-written cards! It's an old fashioned sentiment, but one that I find most enjoy. Now only if I couldn't done this in time for Christmas cards ... sheesh. 2w

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urbannativegirl Remember when I used to make smoothies on the reg? I stopped for a while (2 years) to regulate blood sugar levels and follow an ancestral paleo diet. I'm now missing spirulina in my life and this seems to be the easiest way to get it back in the mix.
Sugar free powder spirulina intake anyone? Please don't say just with water, I need to work up to that. Baby steps.

This smoothie is delicious though - coconut milk, coconut yogurt, 1/2 banana, chia seeds, maple syrup, and spirulina.
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urbannativegirl Bison Bourgignon for the win. #AncestralPaleo #NativePaleo #PaleoSoHard 2w
  •   papa_cass320 Looks great! 2w
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  •   chandamarie44 And... I'm soo hungry 2w
  •   barnfeline Recipe? 2w
  •   urbannativegirl @barnfeline From 'A Spicy Perspective': 2w
  •   urbannativegirl Venison Bourguignon

    Ingredients:

    3 Tb. olive oil, divided
    8 oz. chopped bacon
    3 lbs. deer roast meat, chopped into large 2 inch chunks
    2 lbs. carrots, chopped into large chunks
    2 onions, roughly chopped
    6 cloves garlic, smashed
    1 lb. crimini mushrooms, halved
    ½ cup Brandy
    1 bottle (750 ml) dry red wine
    2 cups Venison stock (sub. beef stock)
    2 Tb. tomato paste
    1 Bouquet Garni (small fresh herb bouquet with thyme, rosemary and a bay leaf)
    4 Tb. butter, softened
    ¼ cup flour
    Salt and Pepper
    3 lbs. baby golden potatoes

    Directions:

    Heat 1 Tb. oil in a large saucepot. Add the bacon and cook over medium heat until brown and crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.

    Next pat the venison chunks dry with a paper towel and salt and pepper to taste. Brown the deer meat on all sides. Then remove with a slotted spoon.

    Add the onions, garlic, and carrots to the pot. Cook and stir for several minutes until the onions have softened, then add the mushrooms and cook another 5-10 minutes.

    Add all meat back to the pot, followed by: brandy, wine, stock, and tomato paste. Add 1 tsp. salt and 1 tsp. pepper and stir well. Then add the bouquet garni and cover.

    Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer for approximately 3 hours until the venison is very tender.

    In the last hour of simmering, preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

    Place the mini potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet and toss with 2 Tb. oil, salt and pepper.

    Roast for 35-45 minutes until tender, tossing once in the middle.

    Once the venison is tender, mix half a stick of softened butter with ¼ cup of flour. Use a fork to press into a paste.

    Slowly stir the butter mixture into the stew until the desired thickness in reached—I like to add it all!

    Salt and pepper to taste if needed. 2w
  •   barnfeline @urbannativegirl Thank you kindly! 2w

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urbannativegirl Every morning I wrote down my goals for 2015. This helps me keep on track to ensure I'm spending my time wisely. It's been a great tool thus far (one month in). 2w

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urbannativegirl Very much a work in progress, but thankfully @justmisskitty kept me on track and not abandoning the project. More to come ... #feelingcrafty 4w

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urbannativegirl Craft night! This is my medicine bag inspo. *fingers crossed* it turns out, I haven't done anything crafty for much much too long. 4w

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urbannativegirl #TBT to the last sunny vacay. Jamaica with @jare_jare. Also a reminder that I need to book Bahamas already ... 4w
  •   gerbevr Can't wait to go to Jamaica 4w

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urbannativegirl Last night I tried Mah Jongg for my very first time and I loved it! I won, but only because @justmisskitty forgot a rule. Winning by accident is okay with me :). 4w
  •   supanativ Looks fun. You try big 2? Was played in my south van high school hallways. 4w
  •   urbannativegirl @supanativ Yes! I played Big 2 a ton in high school too :). 4w

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urbannativegirl Good morning! Today is all hustle for me, writing two essays in one day. Wish me luck. I must buy this mug for myself if I make this happen ... #HustleStatus 1mon

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urbannativegirl Nom bacon. 1mon

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urbannativegirl The person who made this really gets me. I really need this. #Etsy 1mon

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urbannativegirl Pretty much.
#regram from @freefall_ing
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urbannativegirl Turns out that I needed a quiet night in after some retail therapy today to make elk meatballs, watch Gallery Girls, and drink white wine. #nesting 1mon

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urbannativegirl Tightrope walking this afternoon. Way scariest than I anticipated. #AboriginalWomenInLeadership 2mon

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urbannativegirl Feeling ridiculously blessed. So thankful for the amazing team that made this a reality! #dreaminginindian 2mon

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urbannativegirl My perfect executive conference bag is now 50% off until midnight. Do I or don't I? 2mon

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